Painting and Decorating – Intermediate Apprenticeship

Painting and Decorating – Intermediate Apprenticeship

In this Apprenticeship you will work in domestic and commercial properties, undertaking the decoration and protection of buildings.

Course Information

  • Course Type Apprenticeship
  • Subject Area Construction and Trades
  • Qualification Apprenticeship
  • Study Mode: Full Time Only
  • Course Level Level 2
  • Location Construction Centre
  • Course Length 24 months
Overview

In this Apprenticeship you will work in domestic and commercial properties, undertaking the decoration and protection of buildings.

You will:

  • Gain practical skills and knowledge of access equipment and working platforms
  • Learn how to apply paint systems by brush and roller
  • Develop skills, such as preparation of surfaces, applying standard papers to walls and ceilings and producing specialist decorative work
  • Complete the Level 2 Diploma – Painting and Decorating Technical Certificate as well as your National Vocational Qualification (NVQ)

Choose this course if… you have a creative eye, an interest in interiors and would like to bring a finished product to life.

Progression and careers: After the Level 2 programme, you may choose to progress to the Level 3 Apprenticeship or start full time work. On completion begin a successful Painting and Decorating career. You may work as part of a firm or as a self-employed decorator.

Entry Requirements

Every employer is different and therefore the entry requirements can vary. As a guide, you ideally need GCSE grade 4 in English Language and Maths and in some cases ICT. However, we will work with you and provide additional support to help you achieve their requirements, either prior to your Apprenticeship via a pre-Apprenticeship or during the delivery of your programme. You will need to complete the Level 2 Apprenticeship before progressing to the Level 3 Apprenticeship.

Facilities
  • Learning resource centre
  • Refectory
  • Specialist Painting and Decorating Workshop
Additional Costs

You will need safety boots, overalls and recommended text books.

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